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PBS
Jul 15, 2011 6:30pm PDT
>> i am still pushing for us to achieve a big deal. >> without serious spending cuts, without real reform of our entitlement programs, this problem is not going to be solved. >> susie: republicans and democrats hold closed-door meetings, but not with each other, as both sides maintain a hardline stance on debt ceiling talks. >> tom: the white house deadline for a deal is one week away. the pressure is building as a warning is issued for life insurers holding government bonds. it's "nightly business report" for friday, july 15. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: good evening everyone. just one more week until an important deadline, july 22. tom, that's the date when president obama wants a debt- ceiling deal in hand. >> tom: susie, an agreement by a week from tonight gives lawmakers time to write and vote on new legislation before the august 2 deadline. >> susie: it looks like
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 4:00pm PDT
and cut the loop holes that big corporations get and middle class get. john boehner said he doesn't have the vote to pass the deal that includes tax hikings. >> the president wanting the public to know that he is pushing that don't have the support to pass. >> republicans in the house want tax increases off of the table. the reason that the u.s. has a debt problem is not because americans are not paying enough to taxes but washington spends too much. >> the situation is gotten worse. in the first two years in office. discretionary spending sky rocketed 84 percent including the failed stim tim with the spending reaching 25 percent of the nation's out put. we haven't seen spending that live since world war ii. >> they intend to require the government to cap spending and set a higher thres hold of votes needed to raise taxes. china issued a warning to the white house. china said that meeting could harm the relations between the two count reese. the president said he didn't support tibetian independence but supports the protection and culture of the people. fox news is america's election hea
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 11:00pm PDT
in three weeks the president continued to press for a big deal to raise the debt ceiling and to reduce the deficit by $4 trillion. >> i am still pushing for us to achieve a big deal. but what i also said to the group is if we can't do the biggest deal possible, then let's still be ambitious. let's still try to at least get a down payme on deficit reduction. we are obviously running out of time. and so what i have said to the members of congress is that you need over the next 24 to 36 hours to give me some sense of whayour plan is to get the debt ceiling rais through whatever mechanisms they can think about and show me a plan in tes of what you are doing for deficit and debt reduction. if they show me a serious plan, i'm readyo move. even if it requires some toh decisions on my part. and i'm hopeful that over the next couple of days 'll see this long jam broken because the american people i think understandably want toee washgton do its job. >> president obama ruled out a 2.4 trillion plan prosed by house republicans. >> in my expectation is that you will probably see the house vote on
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 12:00am PDT
's the big deal? i don't get it. i know mickey rooney personally. he is a former drunk and a nice guy. he is. walt disney named him mickey. did you know that sf. >> really? >> yeah, true story. but it is not worth going through. >> walt disney named the mouse mickey. >> he asked mickey -- whatever his name is, edward rooney, when his mother took him to california to be a child star he wandered into disney and there was walt disney showing this new mouse. and mickey rooney said, you should call him mickey. he said, that's a good idea. and then he adopted the name mickey. that's a true story. >> do you believe that? >> yes because i'm just so psyched that you are here and we are able to discuss mickey mickey mouse. i have been here like, what, 20 times? >> my kid made me listen to your music last night because he was appalled i didn't keep up with your music. it was fine. >> thank you. that means a lot. >> you obviously understand and get more than most people in a lifetime. >> i forgot my 30s. that's the problem. >> we are going to get back to that. . >> welcome to the show. you are still her
CSPAN
Jul 15, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, onewas coming to a a of the big interests in alo and huffington post, walter manchin the field, one of the first things that people said to me was, aol lost his way not because of the business model but because of the community and the ability for people to actually comment on what was happening. as i travel around, whether people commenting on articles they saw or things that they did, one of the most disappointing things that happened at the aol's community- based was not being able to comment. all the common in technology was stripped off of the company. we went from the most engage community to the least engaged in the world. i think that area and i brought that back. when aol went down, they took that away. a lot of the features in facebook were things that he grew up using on a a well. it's an important part of our business in the future. >> for those of us old enough, we remember when you dial up aol and you hear that iconic modem sound and the "you've got mail" peace. to go back to that, you have a startup incubating in a large corporation. is it important for the user to kn
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
. the big mistaking that had people thinking they had gotten the bargain of the year. >>> but first, here are your options. resign or be fired. that is the ultimatum that was just given to nearly 200 educators tied to one of the largest school cheating scandals in u.s. history. it was just over a week ago, a state investigation revealed 178 teachers, including 38 principals, woulding at 44 schools cheated for students on standardized tests in atlanta. on monday, interim superintendent erroll davis replaced four superintendents and one principal in the atlanta public school scandal. now a letter has been sent to the 178 teachers, principals and administrators who were on the state investigative report as either confessing to or being implicated in the cheating. davis has ordered that educators resign by next wednesday or they will face termination. he says the culture inside the school district has to change. >> people failed children, they cheated. and we can't allow that to happen and we can't allow anyone who was involved with that to remain in our system. >> now, staff replacement may
MSNBC
Jul 16, 2011 4:00am PDT
're going to start with the big event in washington growing more desperate as the august 2nd deadline to raise the debt ceiling approaches. the key question will we see any progress this weekend. this as president obama warns that failure to take action could lead to serious financial fallout. >> we don't need a constitutional amendment to do our jobs. the constitution already tells us to do our jobs. we don't need more studies. we don't need more a balanced budget amendment. we simply need to make these tough choices and be willing to take on our bases. >> the republicans say they have a new long-term fix. a new amendment to the u.s. constitution. let's go straight to aaron mcpike. an issue of what is at stake today. a reporter with real clear pricks. what is this budget amendment? before we get to that, i want to show people what is at stake in terms of the numbers. $23 billion in social security payments. that's a payment that's on the united states' credit card bill. $87 billion that's another number that's being watched. august 15th also will come due $30 billion in interest paym
MSNBC
Jul 16, 2011 9:00am PDT
with your life. >> it's big business coming into the country hidden in unbelievable ways. what's the strangest thing you've seen in heroin smuggling? >> it has to be the liquid heroin inside the puppies. >> and a controversial heroin overdose antidote. you'll see it bring a user back from the edge of death. >> there he is. back from the dead. >> heroin, a deadly drug and a business that is still flourishing and recruiting new customers every day. our kids. >> i watched two of my friends die from it. >> the parents like to say it's not happening so we close our eyes and kids continue to die. >> heroin is one of the most addictive drugs known. it's cheap. it's easy to get. once a user is hooked, it can be for life. for the drug traffickers who deal in it, it's a hugely profitable business. heroin use is a major problem in the northeastern u.s. and the federal drug enforcement agency is working hard to do something about it. we rode along with the dea in new jersey as undercover agents hit the streets in search of heroin. it didn't take long. >> the surveillance team is all set up
MSNBC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
to other states and has been trying in a very big way of spreading the gospel of making it harder to vote all across the country. not just in kansas, but everywhere. earlier this week chris coback wrote urging politicians in other states to do what he and sam brownback have done in kansas, the case republicans broadly make for the urgent need for these new make it harder to vote laws is that voter fraud is wide spread across the country and a real threat. as evidence, there were 221 incidents of voter fraud reported in kansas between 1997 and 2010. seven of which yielded convictions. that's the evidence. 13 years, 7 convictions. convictions? detailed in a report from mr. coback's office in kansas. they consist of the following. one instance of electioneering, so campaigning too close to a polling place and six incidents of double voting, people voting in kansas or another state or two different counties in kansas. again, the seven convictions that are evidence to make voting harder is one case of electioneering and six cases of double voting. here's the thing, whether or not those seven c
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 3:00am PDT
the road so we did not end up in this fiscal mess. >> everyone is going to the movies and a big story in the country right now and it relates to what is going on in the debt battle, the white house versus congress right now, battling, and president and cantor, reminiscent to harry potter and it ends this week. there is president obama versus speaker boehner. >> it would be terrifying if they had magical powers. how scary. >> who would be harry potter? >>dave: we will give you an idea, we compared the two in a roll out of this battle versus harry potter. look at this. >> i've been hearing from my republican friends for some time it is a moral imperative to tackle our debt and deficit in a serious way so i have said to them, let's go. >> we are in a crisis. >> i'm voting "no," on the debt ceiling. >> failing to raise the debt ceiling would be armageddon. >> i will not sign a 30-day or 60-day or 90-day extension. >> this debt limit increase is his problem. >> failure is not an option. >> this could have been avoided. >> you think you can hold the government ransom? >> we will in the supp
KICU
Jul 15, 2011 7:00pm PDT
this weekend. help us out. >> a lot of fog in both places. monterey and san francisco. big time fog. temperatures on the cool side. going to get a little warmer. fog sticks around. >> a little more sunshine tomorrow. let's go outside. i will show you the fog right now. that is a big plume of fog pushing across the bay right there. you can see it spreading out. that really never went away today. that area here was present. so, how quick do you think it will fill in tonight. we will all have fog in the bay area by tomorrow morning. the question is how quickly will it burn off? today was a slow burn off, these were the highs. highs tomorrow should be warmer. it is not going to be as warm as we first throughout on saturday and sunday. at first, thought we would go 83 degrees but tomorrow, the top end temperature will be 80 degrees. most of us tomorrow will be about three degrees warmer than these temperatures. in the city. three degrees warmer. there will not be much budgeet in there at all. a few degrees warmer on saturday. a few degrees warmer on sunday, that is what i am selling. the
KRON
Jul 16, 2011 2:30pm PDT
, cole got his big chance. at first, he was only supposed to start the bidding for spanky. >> you ready? okay. ladies and gentlemen, here he goes. the man, the myth, the lend. >> cole took off fast and furious. >> this kid's not handing it off to nobody. he wants it to all himself. >> $50,000. $40,000. >> cole ashley deserves a scholarship to auctioneering school. he's got quite a future. >> everybody, dad told me he needs the money. come on, now. >> spanky will be hiring him in about five years. >> yeah, count on it. i'm sure we're going to see more of cole ashley if spanky has anything to say about it. >> sold, $40,500. >> good job. from start to finish. >> and the audience is just as sold on cole's impressive performance. this is one kid who's going, going, going to have a great future in the car world. for "teen kids news," i'm nicole. >> i'm going to try to ride this thing. can i do it? stay tunedo o o o o o >>> what has one wheel, one seat, and one talented rider? a unicycle! this bike may look liked something out of the circus, but there's a group of people who are devoted to rid
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 2:00am EDT
chart has given a lot over the years. we call it the big shot. in the last few years, change has happened in terms of the long-term stability, brief moments of disturbance, changes in 60 years of stability. we reinvented work practices and other practices. what has happened now is in the last 10 years, we are moving to a different kind of infrastructure proven by the digital loss of competition. now we find having a world in which we have constant disruption nearly every year. the challenge is how do you start to leverage that rather than fear that in terms of driving innovation in? it will not slow down for the next 30 or 40 years. let me say this personally. i can recapitulate the last 10 years of my life. it took me from this class to cloud computing come into graphic processing, that is scientific computing a fraction of the cost, now into a very limited form of competing. i have had to relearn almost everything i knew as a computer scientist. dealing with the plains regarding amazon and microsoft. i had to think about how to move these processing units. there are single proc
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
: the presidentnt continued to push for a big, painful deficit reduction package. >> we have a unique opportunity to do something big. >> reporter: and for the first time publicly, he detailed a specific, possible cut to a popular entitlement program. can you tell us one structural reform that you are willing to make to one of these entitlement programs that would have a major impact on the deficit? >> i've said that means testing on medicare. meaning, people like myself, you can envision a situation where, for somebody in my position, me having to pay a little bit more on premiums or copays or things like that would be appropriate. and again, that could make a difference. >> reporter: even with the suggestion, negotiations are at an impasse. house republicans are refusing to increase any taxes and insist the president is not serious about cuts. >> we asked the president to lead. we asked him to put forward a plan, not a speech, a real plan. and he hasn't. we will. >> reporter: the race is on to figure out a way to raise the debt ceiling without an agreement to reduce the deficit. and what happen
SFGTV2
Jul 16, 2011 6:00am PDT
for a big jewish audience and people fell in love with it. it's a true story and something that still exists now. this means god watches over -- this piece a girlfriend her boyfriend goes to war and she says, i was lucking to be in love for a little while. i had love and everything i could ever want and now he's off at war and i'm alone. and i don't know what will happen after this. will he kill another mother's child. will i have to live with that? god watch over my belove ed and all the mother's sons. [music] [applause] >> so, not sure how much time we have left? keep going. all right. right? all right. so the next few pieces i wanted to tell you about. one is by [inaudible] and the other is by the same composer that did [inaudible] those conductors the father of russian music. know this song is not a song that was a yiddish it was a russian song and translated to yiddish because people loved it so much when they immigrated to new york it became a favorite. this next piece the lark, is a beautiful piece about a small bird singing between the skies and it's poetic. and -- [music] ♪[appla
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >>> people love their cars, traffic jams are part of the daily life, but this weekend, the closure of a big chunk of the 405 freeway is causing added worry. it is shut down for a construction project. and residents are so worried they're calling this carmageddon, but so far, we're not seeing it. no gridlock. let's bring in cnn's kareen wynter who is above the 405 there. and we know ten miles of the 405 is closed, so no traffic there. what about everywhere else? >> reporter: everywhere else from our viewpoint all looks good. now a short time ago, we checked out some of the alternate routes officials were encouraging the public to take. it's really, really quiet right now. we saw a lot more people on bikes, pedestrians, people walking their dogs than we did people in their cars. one of our photographers -- our producers, rather, michael kerry took a picture on the other side of town near the pacific coast highway. usually an extremely congested area this time of year really any time. and that was another alternate route that officials were encouraging people to take if they were headed to l.a
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 3:00pm PDT
of the nature's most majestic creatures make their way to the big apple. >> rick: we begin with the debt crisis in our nation's capitol. negotiations on hold between president obama and congressional lawmakers today. instead, both sides taking to the air waves making their cases directly to the american people. as an important august 2 deadline fast approaches, molly henneberg is live from washington. hi, molly. so the president is pushing more of his you give a little, i give a little message today. what can you tell us? >> hi, rick. always nice to see you two. republicans are not really buying it, but the president said in his weekly radio address today that since he's willing to include cuts or, quote, reforms, to entitlement programs like social security and medicare, as part of a debt negotiation, which he says doesn't, quote, make folks in my party too happy, then he believes the gop should go along with certain tax hikes. the president is appealing to americans today to back his plan of what he calls shared sacrifice. >> we have to ask everyone to play their part because we are all part
KRON
Jul 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
to the ground looks in the back, not a big deal. walking in keeps looking around at one point he goes back a been down and grabs a bottle wine and then stand up. as he stands there for awhile and then eventually walks out of their room with a bottle of wine. now let us cut to the next camera. xi's walking along, he is a bottle wine, then there is a gesture made, then there is no wind. it looks as though he puts it into his clothing. now let us slow that down, as he walked up aisle, you can see him with the bottle wine. then we continue letting it go, there is a gesture made, then he walks off a slowdown once more, and you can see that there is no wine in his hand now. presumably it is in his clothing. now let us cut to another camera, the same aisle, you see him walking and he has nothing in his hand at this point. this was right before he left the store. security officials at the store tell me that they believe that he stole three bottles totaling $6,000 however at this point, mark lugo has not yet been charged, or is not facing any charges in this crime. reporting in the studio, j.r. sto
NBC
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
for that big deal, grand bargain, seem all but lost right now. now the hope is that congress can pass a dramatically scaled-back version before the country runs out of cash. taking his case public for the second time in a week, president obama accused republicans of failing to crops. >> the problem is members of congress are dug in ideologically into various positions because they boxed themselves in with previous statements. >> reporter: with the clock ticking towards what the president described as armageddon, the first financial default in american history, they hold out hope that a big deal could still be struck. >> but in order to do that we've got to get started now. that's why i'm expecting some answers from all the congressional leaders. and sometime in the next couple of days. >> reporter: for the first time, the president publicly said he's considering asking wealthier seniors in medicare to pay more out of pocket. today in his weekly address mr. obama suspended that stance. >> simply put, it will take a balanced approach, shared sacrifice, and a willingness to make unpopula
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
a story saying that big mortgages are back. the financial times and its financial section has two stories of highlights, one talking about stress tests and you may have remembered those from a few years ago done in the united states to test the fiscal capabilities of u.s. banks. this takes a look at european banks. but the one story from new york this morning looks at city baverbing looking at their profits, surging 24% to $3.3 billion. city results mirrors jp morgan. we have been talking about the notion of comfroms when it comes to discussions about the debt and should congress members of the congress republicans primarily as far as these discussions go, and the president, compromise on their ideals when it comes to debt talks? all available for you to join us. e-mail and twitter as well. new jersey. go ahead. caller: good morning. i would just like to say that i wish that the congress would do like the president said and try to put aside their issues just this once. so that the country can be saved economically. i'm so tired of the posturing that they continue to do in the house of rep
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 3:00pm EDT
and the books that were big in the '60s and '70s if you're old enough to have been around then. very different books now. malcolm muckeridge marshall mcclewin. i'm in the ms today. [laughter] cultural superstars then, and they don't show up now. so that's, i think, the first thing. the other thing is the biography of a person, you dig into letters, you dig into reminiscences and so on. here you have mainly a narrative of where it's gone, what's happened to it along the way. and it was such a delightful concept that when i met the other authors and like to tell them about who some of these authors are or what they're going to write about because that gives you a sense of where you can take this, the diversity that's been going on. >> the other two books that have already been published in the series, one is a biography of augustin's confession by gary wells who has, of course, written about augustin several times during his career. and then this is a biography of the tibetan book of the dead by donald lopez who's up at the university of michigan. each of them treats this idea in each of the thr
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm PDT
, it doesn't really move much and when you see that big ridge overhead, you see that ridge as far south as dallas, texas. we're also tracking some stormy weather, if you're driving from alabama to florida, you know what i'm talking about, these storms have popped up and they are intense over southwest georgia and they are intense in the baton rouge area, as well as new orleans. i know it's a great break from the heat, but these storms can be severe at times, watch out for heavy downpours as well as frequent lightning strikes. >> with this kind of heat, all the more reason to stay inside too. maybe catch a movie this weekend? a big hit this weekend, of course harry potter and the deathly hollows. already it has set one box office records and it may turn out to be the most popular harry potter movie of all. of all the previous harry potter movies, which brought in the most cash? was it harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, the goblet of fire or the order of the phoenix? for broccoli, say one. for toys, say two. toys ! the system can't process your response at this time. what ? please cal
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 8:00am PDT
it. unemployed and underemployed have limited health care. i don't see what the big deal is about a bipartisan panel that limits cost in medicare costs that are run away. >> it is happening, this rationing. it doesn't make any difference if the government gets involved. >> instead of government control how about free enterprise and produce more health care and do better delivery. david, this panel is unconstitutional. it has no review and in terms of what they do and the way they ration health care, the death panels. they will say certain procedures you don't get reimbursed for. it is right after the elderly. >>> and it is not just steve forbes saying this. democrat frank palon new jersey congressman said i never support today and i would certainly be in favorolis. >> democrat frank paul thereto one is a fool. rationing is a good thing. when your health care provider said you can use this network doctor or pay extra out that is rationing . when the co-pay went up. that is rationing. it is called an economic system and benefits you ration things. when 10 percent of the medicare ben
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm PDT
is planning a big fund-raiser for his birthday and that is creating a potential snag. set for august 3rd one day after the deadline to increase the debt limit on august 2nd. president might cancel the fund-raiser if a deal is not yet reached by that time. >> gregg: politically symbolic moment newt gingrich. running into a coroner he laughed off the incident but it may have hit close to home. a financial report showing gingrich is trailing other presidential con tern had tenders in raise money bringing in 2 s7b9 $1 million since entering the race. >> heather: new violence unfolding on the streets of syria reportedly opening fire on a group of protestors in damascus killing 28 people. the demonstration one of the largest ever held against the president there. reena ninan is live in jerusalem with us with details. >> human rights organizations say at least 28 people were killed in the protest on friday. despite the government crackdown it was the largest show of anti-government demonstrators since the unrest begin in march. >>> going to areas where the government has been most intense and shout
PBS
Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
up for big cuts across the organization which will mean more job losses and possibly more strikes. jim buchanan, "bbc news." >> you're watching "bbc news." our main headline in this hour, a little controversy over the phone hacking scandal. two key executives of rupert murdoch's empire have resigned. at least 32 protestors have been killed during demonstrations against president assad. >> 15 million pounds have been raised for victims of the worst drought in east africa for decades. but the disaster emergency committee says it's not enough to help the 10 million people who are fighting famine and disease. our correspondent has been traveling through some of the worst affected area from north eastern kenya from where he reports. >> this is north eastern kenya, one of the poorest part of the country, the landscape parched, the lives of its people blighted by drought. in one hospital in the district of hobaswain we found three-month old umi. she weighs barely less than a bag of sugar. less than the weight of a healthy children. umi was weak at birth. >> my daughter is alive now, she
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 12:30am PDT
and provocative with a the bbc license fee frozen, plans are drawn up for big cuts across the organization. that means more job losses and possibly more strikes. >> you are watching bbc news. in a firestorm of controversy over the u.k. telephone hacking scandal, two executives have resigned. at least 32 protesters have been killed during demonstrations against assad. in the global economy, it has been announced that there will be a summit next week in brussels to discuss how to handle the debt crisis and had to provide first aid for greece. eight european banks failed stress tests. >> the financial health of europe's banks has come under the spotlight once again get 90 of the biggest banks across the continent have been tested to see how they will cope with the constraint of another recession and financial meltdown. the stress tests, at a difficult time for european markets. investors are alalready on high alert. stress tests were seen as too soft, especially when two irish banks collapsed after being given a clean bill of health. the european banking authority has since beefed up the test
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 12:00pm PDT
by the loyalists heavy artillery. just a couple of big towns now stand between them and the road to tripoli. this is not a regular army. it often seems like quite a sleepy little war. >> rebels do seem to have some forward momentum at this part of the front line at least. they need weapons, ammunition and money. for ordinary fighters, the focus is on the next battle. if all goes to plan, this will be in the small town nearby. the rebels some and the tribal leader there. they told him he had 48 hours to evacuate civilians before the assault. the rebels are confident. they believe things are going their way. at the first sound of gun power, they complacently assure us it is just their own a man -- their own and having a bit of target practice. it was in fact government loyalists in a surprise attack. it is a nasty shock for inexperienced troops. a spot vehicles moving towards them. they realize -- they spot vehicles moving towards them. they realize they're being surrounded. with frightening rapidity, the rebels front line collapses. we run. so does everyone else. they held a few miles down t
SFGTV2
Jul 16, 2011 3:00am PDT
doing arrangements for count bassie and ringo starr and i see myself turning into a big fan during my teenage years in havana. so that gives you a little idea about all these connections. i was born in havana in the mid-50's and my memory have many sounds. my history of my family has given me a variety of experiences and languages. my memory is like an orgy of music. i learned at an early age to get up on my feet and dance. looking at a photograph of myself, i saw a girl dancing an irish dance. i look at me from a seated audience that avoids the music with polite applause. my audience is courteous and embodies all the mystery of creation. my audience is my irish catalan and spanish family. the eyes of my family activate the dance but i was disoriented and forget the steps, but i wanted the dance to continue. i grew up in havana surplded by murphies, jeovese, all speaking spanish. this was in the late 50's. my grandfather and my father, like many other irish who went to cuba during the past three centuries, became integrated into the cuban society and many used spanish as their mother
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 7:00pm EDT
special interests and big corporations tax breaks that middle-class americans do not get. it is pretty simple. i do not think oil companies should continue to get big tax breaks when they make tens of billions in profits. i do not think hedge fund managers should pay taxes at a lower rate than their secretaries. i do not think it is fair to ask nothing of someone like me when the average family sees their income decline over the last decade. when many of you are just trying to stretch every $1 as far as it will go. we should not put the burden of deficit reduction on the backs of people who have already borne the brunt of this recession. it is not reasonable and it is not right. if we are going to have seniors, students, middle-class americans to separate, then we have to ask corporations and wealthy americans to share. we have to ask everyone to play their part because we are all a part of the same country. we are all in this together. i have put things on the table important to me and democrats, and i expect republican leaders to do the same. after all, we have worked together like t
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 9:00pm PDT
our military is too big. by the way, people call it this military, hands off. it's not military. it's defense contractors, welfare for people who make weapons that we don't need. most of our weaponry is ridiculous. it's for fighting the russians in 1978. we don't need that. what would make this country stronger is economics. that's where the future is. that's what makes a country strong. if you're not strong economically, you're not going to be- >> that's where america is increasingly weak by comparison. >> this is one reason. we could solve this debt deficit problem if we do two simple things. tax the rich like they were taxed, not a hell of a lot more, just like under clinton. and bring the troops home. not just from iraq and afghanistan but we have a half a million troops on bases. >> how many do chinese have? >> none, i don't think. >> may have hardly anything, they have no imperialistic ambition. >> this is not the way you achieve it in this world. not the 14th century. >> i was in shanghai. this dinism you felt. this young millionaire, 125,000 millionaires in shanghai. he said
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 4:00pm EDT
is his newest book, "warfare state" world war ii americans and the age of big government. .. remove a cancerous tumor from presidents grover cleveland in june 1893 during 1 of the worst economic moments in american history. mr. matthew algeo talks about his book with an audience at the american -- the museum of american finance in new york city. it's about 55 minutes. >> hi, i'm david cowen, president of the museum of american finance. bagram. welcome back to our lunch and learn series. welcome to the university of oklahoma. the okies are in the house. thank you for coming. please join us again, everyone, next week on the 26. we will continue the lunch and learn series the director of the rothschild art -- archive. again, one week from this thursday. on the 204th, tuesday, we will be streaming the rediscovering alexander hamilton. this is the pbs documentary that was recently released. all your questions about the movie can be answered because the producer, director will be in the house. now, turning your attention to today and matthew algeo and "the president is a sick man." this
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. this sort of last duty of them and became unitarians. they did make a big fuss. they just like the community of people and their into assimilating and becoming more american. it didn't seem like a big deal for them. their tattered authority going to the unitarian church. the more i thought about it, i was raised catholic and i'd always sort of heard that my father, who has been raised episcopal has rated to catholicism and my mother said eic converted and wanted this big church wedding in the next lane i got up were going to church. he says we went to church yesterday. [laughter] became really obsessed with catholicism, learned the church history and doctrine and then all of a sudden he was in and he wasn't so keen on it anyway. so he converted many became hugely anti-catholic or is it that time and my siblings came along, going to church was exploded thing. my father would be an affront to my mother would be just a mess and putting our hats on. but we came home from dinner, he would launch into a sermon about the evils of the catholic church and the posts and all that status. so you know, i
KRON
Jul 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
normally retails at $750. that sale lasted only a few hours and it turns out it was a big mistake on the part of sears. the retailer apologized and the error was caused by a third-party vendor and the offer will not be honored. anybody that already paid that $69? a full refund. >> the east bay getting rattled by an overnight earthquake. and this from mount tam. wheat will be right back. ♪ remember when... ♪ the sound of little feet was music, ♪ ♪ we danced to week to week, ♪ brought back the love, we found trust, ♪ ♪ vowed we'never give it up ♪ remember when... ♪ remember when... ♪ we said when we turned grey, ♪ ♪ when the children, grow up and move away, ♪ ♪ we won't be sad, we'll be glad, ♪ ♪ for all the life we've had, live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> our top stories this saturday morning police in danville arrested a suspect in a sexual assault involving a teenage girl. reports coming up. >> president obama issuing a warning to lawmakers pre- dawn that massive debt. and to stay off highway no. 405! that major roadwa
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 2:00pm EDT
the prospective of jobs. the sign behind me, "dream big," is appropriate as we begin to discuss these great optimists. they truly are the great optimists in america. what we will talk about today, what are survey has shown is that there is a lot of uncertainty out there. they're people believe the u.s. economy is on the wrong track. there are people who think there are policies that come out of washington and other places that are the wrong way to go. the one thing you'll hear from the people appear today, and the one thing we heard during the listening session, multiple sessions of the country and in every state, is that when you talk to small businesses and you talk to the people really living the american dream, they are optimistic about their future. it is a pleasure for me to moderate this panel and talk about what we have found as we work through a poll that is the second quarterly poll we have done here at the chamber. what i will do is introduce you to 3 panelist on the stage with me and began a discussion about it. first, i would like to introduce the president and ceo of the miser
CNN
Jul 16, 2011 4:00pm PDT
. but this is the big one, folks. increased traffic on two off-peak days. >> stephen colbert didn't seem to think the so-called carmageddon in los angeles would be that big a deal or at all this weekend. so far, he seems to be right about this. the 405, one of the busiest freeways in the country, is shut down until monday so crews can tear down a bridge. the warnings to stay off the roads, they must have worked. mayor villaraigosa did a flyover to see if there was any road congestion, and he had to be pretty happy with what he saw. live now to sandra endo, standing by on the ventura freeway. where is all this herb e heal- h helacious traffic everyone was worried about? >> reporter: right. it was anticipated on this stretch of the freeway. officials are saying so far, so good, everything is smooth sailing, what epic traffic jams that they were warning the public about for three months now. take a look behind me, down at the shutdown 405. ads you were mentioning, this is a major artery servicing san fernando valley, and i can tell you i grew up in northridge, this is the lifeline to my grandma's house. th
CBS
Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
dollars, subsidies for gas and big oil. the tax for 2% -- >> if i may point out -- >> that's taxpayer money being spend. the definition of spending has to be broadened here otherwise the rules of engagement for compromise -- >> if i may point out something, please. >> go ahead. >> with the passage of obama care, it was the democrats and the president that took $575 billion out of that program. now we have a program that is too expensive to afford. it is an imperative that we put the spending issue, and every economist, liberal or conservative, every ratings agency says what we have to see from the congress of the united states is a plan for how to deal with this out of control federal spending. >> ten seconds from you representative grualba. >> $575 billion part of the health plan, ryan took complete credit as a deficit reduction, i find it interesting. ryan's budget, every republican in the house it's $6 trillion added to the debt. >> we do not have that problem we have a spending problem. >> we see an example of what's going on in capitol hill, we'll be talking about this later on t
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm PDT
governors always vote now because they can. >> belva: the other big controversy was over the salary of presidents in the system and the big raise that one got in san diego. >> exactly. >> belva: how did that all come about at the same time? >> it was amazing. because even as the trustees are raising, and the regions are racing the fees, a uc san diego campus president got a huge race and the uc system, mark larrett, got about a $1 million raise. that's not from state fund. others did get very hefty funds paid for by the state. why they do this, they say, well, these people have worked harder and they've taken on new responsibilities. and when you say that, well, the lower paid workers say, well, haven't we? >> in the market, these individuals in theory could go somewhere else and the system would lose them, right? isn't that the argument? >> harvard university head hunter came knocking on the door of mark larret, ceo of medical center at ucsf. that was the justification, the head hunter knocked on your door. they can't have him leave because he's in the middle of major projects. >>
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 11:30am PDT
the website, you can keep an eye on the big media stories in the watch list section and also go behind the scenes, always very interesting stuff on our website. check it out, foxnews.com/fox news watch. up next, more on the news of the world phone hacking scandal. until i see smoke. so pantene said, "breakage and split ends? no problem." they gave me this pantene called bakage to strength. [ female announcer ] the keratin protection pro-v system helps prevent then repair split ends. zero fear of breakage, 100% more strength. no regrets, just health. i'm not giving up the heat. [ female announcer ] the breakage to strength system from pantene. you know that comes with a private island. really? no. it comes with a hat. you see, airline credit cards promise flights for 25,00miles, but... [ man ] there's never any seats for ,000 miles. frustrating, isn't it? but that won't happen with the capital one venture card. you can book any airline anytime. hey, i just said that. after all, isn't traveling hard enough? ow. [ male announcer ] to get the flights you want, sign up for a venture card at
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 8:00am EDT
just think it's too big a job for an individual to tackle. pretty much. coming, there are some very, very courageous people like yourself that we speak out against it like you did against the problems with the corvette, that you didn't have a 200 my dollars to buy advertising campaign. peter is right, to do that properly takes years. you need an advertising agency and a lot of people, most businessmen, regular businessmen who look at the bottom line and investment bankers and so forth, are not really qualified to do it. and to put that together in a very short period of time and carry it off really well, would be externally difficult. i think the main problem is, you know, you say to yourself , gee, i'd like to do that, but i'm really afraid to do it because i will look like a fool stepping as saying the president and congress don't know what they're doing. i know more. and i'm telling american people what to do. most people are too humble for the. >> okay. let me be clear. first of all soros atari, out against. >> he didn't spend $200 million. i like george soros tremendously. we d
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 6:00pm EDT
sanction they could, which was a serious downgrade which meant that she didn't get as big a raise as she otherwise would have gotten. otherwise, no effect. so they're working along. another person in the office, a woman lawyer, has an emergency hearing coming up, and this secretary is given the job of typing it up. the woman comes by. she isn't doing her work, she's talking on the telephone, and this paper's due in court right away. so she says, "please hurry. this is due." doesn't do anything. meanwhile, the secretary comes back into the office, says to the woman lawyer, "if you ever talk to me that way again, i'm going to kick your ass." the woman lawyer, outraged, immediately went to the supervisor and said, "that person should be fired." one thing led to another. that was impossible to do, because she had so many built-in incrustations of rights and rules. she hired a lawyer, sued for discrimination because -- the secretary -- because they were trying to relieve her of her job. eventually they resolved it by putting her on suspension for nine months on full pay, and, of course, the j
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 9:00am PDT
are seeing the heat wave with a big ridge of high pressure. southeast will see showers and thorps and gulf coast where we need it. >> maria, thank you very much. >> president obama just meeting with the dali llama in the white house that. visit outraged china which accused the spiritual leader of trying to get tibetian independence. they called for the preservation of the tibetian culture. >> president obama making a special call to the pace station. as atlantis mission draws to a close people are asking what is next. you will learn more after the break. stay with us . >> this is president obama, whom am i talking to. >> hello, mr. president. you are talk toth crew of the space shuttle atlantis. >> that is funny. i was dialing out per piz a. an accident doesn't have to slow you down. with better car replacement, available only with berty mutual auto insurance, if your car is totaled, we give you the money for a ca one model year newer. to learn more, visit us today. responsibility. what's your policy? toi switched to a complete0, multivitamin with more. only one a day women's 50+ advantage
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